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Can you name the answers to these Geology questions where all of the answers begin with 'H'?

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A nonfoliated metamorphic rock that is typically formed by contact metamorphism around igneous intrusions
A sharply pointed peak resulting from multiple glaciers diverging from a single point (#3 above)
The characteristic external shape of an individual crystal or crystal group
The world's most important iron ore; also used as a red pigment because of its 'blood-like' color
An elongated block of high topographic relief that is bounded on two sides by steeply-dipping normal faults
The founder of modern Geology; he formed the Theory of Uniformitarianism
The ability of a material to transmit a fluid (a.k.a. permeability)
This orogeny is the result of the ongoing collision of India with Asia, creating the world's highest land
A hot spring on the sea floor that discharges dissolved metals and gases; often found near mid-ocean ridges
The study of the movement, distribution, and quality of water both above and below Earth's surface
A volcanic center located within a lithospheric plate thought to be caused by a rising plume of hot mantle
An oddly shaped pinnacle of rock; emblematic of Bryce Canyon National Park (#1 above)
A tributary to a U-shaped valley that enters at a higher level, often with a waterfall (#4 above)
The earliest eon of Earth's history (4.6 to 4.0 billion years ago)
The mineral name for sodium chloride (table salt)
A narrow ridge with steeply inclined sides of nearly equal slopes (#2 above)
A phylum of deuterostome animal that includes acorn worms and extinct graptolites
Dark portion of soil consisting of organic material decayed enough that original source material can't be identified

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